Author archives: Swiper Bootz

The Raggedy Annthologies, Ep. 25.1

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One time I took a train to Paris. I decided I wanted a book. So I strolled the 14th arrondissement and happened upon a local bookshop. All of the books were in French. The book keep only spoke French. I only spoke and read English. We had a wonderful conversation about the literary marvels adorning his modest walls. The worlds of words displayed humbly prepa[...]

SnappScenes: EAU DE GAGA - A FILM BY STEVEN KLEIN

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Black and white, oft-tred and well-read. Speak easy, swing hard. Record this life in absolute truth, to mine the media and peak the press, to establish mint, you beautiful bard. #youmeansallofyou #lessonslearnedatlelab If… IF I were to blinkk this I’d probably say … Fame Kills … like chewing on pearls … oysters and aphrodisies, flights of fancy an[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Beautiful, Dirty, Rich

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Happy Birthday #sosorrynotsorry Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry…  listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich" - The Fame (2008) Beautiful, dirty dirty rich rich dirty dirty beautiful: dirty, rich. Dirty dirty rich dirty dirty rich be[...]

Now Blinkking: "New American Classic" c/o GREATeclectic

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 If, IF I were to blinkk this I'd probably say... Coke on the lips of a priest, I wonder if a Bey's hive reached... pillars of fame, Pleasantville's claim... a prompt to the masses from the chromatic domain, applause as the cure, and so goes the cause, black and white or the prismatic display, Versace shades and microbraids, it's the futuristic female re[...]

GaGa Wearing Pants Ep. 2

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Sometimes, Lady GaGa wears pants. Sometimes, Lady GaGa does not wear pants. Sometimes, Lady GaGa wears No! pants. Most every time, regardless of immediate proximity to said pants, Lady GaGa wears The pants. The “The” is silent.     Lady GaGa wearing pants, パンツ, pantsu; serving more Hello Lisa Frank realness than a 1996 TrapperKeeper coul[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Lily Allen - "Sheezus"

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Good music speaks volumes. Listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking “Sheezus,” Sheezus (2014) Been here before, so I'm prepared Not gonna lie though, I'm kinda scared Lace up my gloves, I'm going in Don't let my kids watch me when I get in the ring I'll take the hits, roll with the punches I'll get back up[...]

Spectacular Carnage

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Our generation’s world war is via media, we sacrifice our daily realities for projected purpose and prominence… eye-deep in student loan debt, creating daily content free of charge to the nation’s most profitable private enterprises, data for days, the only lines shorter than the unemployment call sheet - for the good of the country, for the sake of free ent[...]

Your Lives, You're Welcome

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The year is 1999. You are the only one left. This new race cannot move forth until they have learned the ways of the past. It is your duty to teach them. You don't have much time, use it wisely - and Ms. Spears: good luck. ... and counting 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.   #periodpointblankperiod #yourlives #yourewelcome

Happiness on a Leash

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Cameras up and we see the makings of a modern Pop princess, donning the finest in commercial couture en route to becoming celebrated celetoid... product placement on parade: Apple, Chanel, Charlie, and Starbucks... ah yes, the radiant cent of a woman – because the trick is self-made, self-paid, self-affiliated among the scene’s sea change… live in your world[...]

GaGa Wearing Pants, Ep. 1

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Sometimes, Lady GaGa wears pants. Sometimes, Lady GaGa does not wear pants. Sometimes, Lady GaGa wears No! pants. Most every time, regardless of immediate proximity to said pants, Lady GaGa wears The pants. The "The" is silent.   Hanging up my Gowns, fastening my dreadlocks, pacifier check, gazing ball check. It's artRave madness. #ladybydayga[...]